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    1879 Metric Dollar, Judd-1622, R.7, PR 65. Metric dollar pattern designed by George Morgan, featuring the head of Liberty brushed back and fastened in a bun and with a wide ribbon at the top of the head. The reverse is the standard Metric dollar design with DEO EST GLORIA featured prominently above the composition in the center. Struck in silver (metric alloy) with a reeded edge. This is a rarely seen obverse design, and from an aesthetic point of view, none too attractive. Nevertheless, an interesting and worthwhile pattern for the specialist. Deeply mirrored, especially on the reverse, with just a bit of light color on the obverse. Purchased by David Faraday, the consignor, from Julian Leidman's inventory on October 8, 1971 for $379.50. (NGC ID# 2A9A, PCGS# 61622)

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